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Infant Massage + Gross and Fine Motor Movement for Toddlers = Practical Fun

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Shopkeepers Gallery

1231 Florida Avenue Northeast

Washington, DC 20002

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Learn how to connect with your baby through infant massage!

Dates: September 6, 13, and 20

Time: 9:30am-11:00am

Age range: babies 8 weeks to pre-crawling

You will gain a greater understanding of your baby’s sensory system and her/his processing of touch, sight, sound, and smell. A Certified Instructor of Infant Massage will demonstrate all the strokes (if you attend all 3 classes), and also discuss strategies for tummy time and achieving general developmental milestones. You will learn how to:

  • help your baby sleep more deeply and for longer
  • bond with your baby through comforting touch and play
  • reduce or avoid fussy time
  • relieve your baby's colic, gas, and constipation
  • read your baby’s cues and promote regulation in your baby
  • stimulate your baby's growth and development
  • prevent your baby's head from flattening
  • increase your baby's head and neck control

Learn how to boost your toddler's fine, gross, and language development!

Date: September 27

Time: 10:00am-11:00am

Age range: best suited for 15 months - 2 ½ years old, but all are welcome

Join PlaywellDC’s owners for a guided hour of movement, language, and sensory play. You will learn how to:

  • incorporate gross motor themes into playtime to challenge your toddler's balance and gait
  • refine your toddler's skills in areas such as climbing stairs and starting to jump
  • build your toddler's fine motor skills through work on coordination, grasp, and pinch
  • expand your toddler's language to include more expressive and receptive vocabulary
  • include sensory play in playtime in order to increase your toddler's motor skills, promote their attention to tasks, and gain early cognitive skills

FAQs

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email info@elianaslight.org.

My toddler has developmental delays. Will the toddler class be appropriate?

Yes. PlayWellDC's therapists are trained to support children of various capabilities. To learn more, please visit: www.playwelldc.com.

Can my child's nanny/caregiver attend?

Yes, all caregivers are welcome.

Is there a cost to attend?

Yes, each workshop costs $25. All proceeds will support a local non-profit, Eliana's Light.

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Shopkeepers Gallery

1231 Florida Avenue Northeast

Washington, DC 20002

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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